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Old 2010-02-02, 00:30   Link #2
SeijiSensei
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Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Hokkaido
Age: 69
The Suggestions forum has a number of threads on good series for anime clubs. These go back a few years:

http://forums.animesuki.com/showthread.php?t=90851
http://forums.animesuki.com/showthread.php?t=82878 <== specifically about 12-15 year-old girls
http://forums.animesuki.com/showthread.php?t=81605
http://forums.animesuki.com/showthread.php?t=49568
http://forums.animesuki.com/showthread.php?t=41189
http://forums.animesuki.com/showthread.php?t=37129
http://forums.animesuki.com/showthread.php?t=35544

You raise some broader issues than just the content as well. Given the time limitations I'd suggest sticking to movies. Princess Mononoke and Millennium Actress might be good to start with. They both have strong female characters and tell complex stories. Mononoke Hime is pretty violent in places, but you can dangle the magic name Miyazaki to help justify watching it. My daughter saw it when she was twelve.

I've made other suggestions in some of the threads I listed above.

If you're in the US, I'd consider using streams to avoid the issue of showing illegal materials in a school setting. Crunchyroll has a number of good older series like Angelic Layer and new, even current ones like Kemono no Sou-ja Erin, Natsume Yuujinchou, and Durarara!!. Funimation also streams a wide variety of its shows including FMA: Brotherhood, Fruits Basket, Ghost Hunt, and Bamboo Blade. If you can hook a computer to a large-screen monitor or a video projector, streaming makes a lot of sense.

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